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  • Guy Pollock’s discreet brown scarf hung down his back.
  • Once, she whispered, she was going by when an indiscreet window-shade had been left up a couple of inches.
  • If Carol was so indiscreet as to murmur that she had a small headache, instantly the two Smails and Kennicott were at it.
  • Discreet evening-clothes.
  • She knew every nick and brown spot on each piece of the set of china purchased by Kennicott’s mother in 1895—discreet china with a pattern of washed-out forget-me-nots, rimmed with blurred gold: the gravy-boat, in a saucer which did not match, the solemn and evangelical covered vegetable-dishes, the two platters.

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  • I trust her to be discreet.
  • You can count on her to be discreet.

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